AP News Articles

GRAND MARAIS, Minn. (AP) — Mark Pavelich, a forward on the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic hockey team who went on to play for the New York Rangers and two other NHL teams, has been charged with assault for allegedly beating a neighbor with a metal pole and breaking...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales increased 2.5% in July, a sign that lower mortgage rates have produced a spurt of home-buying.

The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday homes sold last month at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 5.42...Read more

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron hosts the G-7 summit this weekend fresh off a meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, hoping to maintain his image as a global mediator at a time of deep political and economic insecurity in the world and despite President Donald...Read more

BEIJING (AP) — China said Wednesday that it will levy sanctions against U.S. companies linked to a planned $8 billion sale of advanced F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan in a move that has further strained Sino-American relations.

The U.S. should "immediately...Read more

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's cancellation of his trip to Denmark (all times local):

3:30 p.m.

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says she is standing behind the government head of Greenland, the semi-...Read more

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's Equality Court on Wednesday restricted the display of the country's old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination.

Judge Phineas Mojapelo said the ruling was...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious lines, President Donald Trump said American Jews who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."

Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar...Read more

BERLIN (AP) — A German city that's been the subject of a long-running online light-hearted conspiracy theory claiming it doesn't really exist is offering big bucks to whoever proves that's true.

Officials in Bielefeld said Wednesday they'll give 1...Read more

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece said on Wednesday it won't endanger its relations with the United States by aiding an Iranian supertanker sought by the U.S. but released by Gibraltar that's currently in the Mediterranean Sea, believed heading for a Greek port....Read more

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A strike by Portuguese cabin crew working for budget airline Ryanair is causing little impact, with only some minor delays reported.

Portugal's National Union of Civil Aviation Cabin Crew called the five-day walkout beginning...Read more

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